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Virtual Professional Training: Aging Through Traumatic Stress: Analyzing the Effects of Stress and Race on Alzheimer’s Disease
February 17, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Recent studies have shown there is a higher rate of Alzheimer’s disease among BIPOC, particularly African Americans and Hispanics/Latinx. This training explores the potential risk factors that increase the likelihood, especially the effects of racial traumatic stress on the brain. This encompasses healthcare disparities, housing and food insecurity, and racial microaggressions experienced on a daily basis. Outcomes from the studies discussed exemplifies the need for additional research, and the development of specialized screening tools for racial trauma among older adults.
2 continuing education (CE) hours from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work are available for licensed social workers. Click here for a list of states that accept NASW CE hours.
Registration fee: $40
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Work (Approval #886446769-7112) for 2 continuing education contact hours.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0222.